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prostate gland trouble.

He

died in the

hospital on the 14th

of

September,

1924.

By

his

request, he

was taken to Bounti-

She

developed

an

infection

and

died

September

23rd

leaving

years, before an operation restored the sight in one eye. Her health was starting to fail and she fell and broke her

5

5

a

or a pudding ready for dinner.

Grandpa served two years

as 7

with time They

she

occasion,

and

Grandma

had

another

family

in age from two and was a very sad of small children

to help care for. on both her eyes.

A few years later she developed cataracts She was totally blind for nearly two

time she

is one thing about Grandma that I have to mention: until

to

In August of 1919, Grandpa retired from his farm work

He sold auto hours with the

bench in front of Pat for dinner arriving would always be a pie

a city councilman and then he was July, 1924, a position he held at

elected Mayor of Afton the time of his death.

In September 1924, Grandpa and Grandma started for Utah

to and

The summer operation. She bedfast most of

her husband and one-half months

eleven children, ranging

to

fourteen

years.

This

shoulder but she fully recovered from this. A later she broke some ribs and her pelvis bone.

short When

They had a nice driving sleigh with fur-lap robes and foot

Grandma was a real old lady, no matter how

many she

had one to

and bought a home in Afton; their first running water and

part time parts and

old cronies of the town sitting on a

some they went

ful, Utah to be buried.

His death was

a great blow that summer,

after Grandpa died, Grandma had a major

to

sixty years In the fall

of their relatives who had been visiting.

By the

reached back to

Paris, Idaho, Grandpa was violently Montpelier where he was operated on

ill. for

Grandpa

He There

a meal, she always washed the else could put their hands in use.

very much, but away, so he took

job at Henry gasoline. He

Erickson's garage. enjoyed his leisure

Yeaman's promptly

Grandma. and Ruby

developed milk leg (a blood clot) and

the

summer.

That

winter

her

daughter

was Hilda

developed pneumonia and died ten days after giving

a

daughter

on

the

17th

of

December,

1925.

Despite

birth being

old, Grandma raised the baby of 1928 her daughter May had

(Hilda Titensor). a sinus operation.

dishes.

She claimed no

the hot

water she liked

warmers

heated

with

bricks.

The

highlight

of

seeing

electric lights.

Grandpa

was

not

They enjoyed this

content

to

idle

his

home life

store.

at

12

He would mosey home

o'clock

knowing

there

married

after could

Valora and Hilda were left alone.

had

wore. us.

a trip always

was the big

horsehide overcoat he

pull

out

a

sack

of

peppermints

for

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